[Explanation] On June 22, the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong Palace Museum was held.

Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, was the officiating guest at the ceremony. She said in her speech that Hong Kong is a world-class metropolis and a window for exchanges between the country and the world. The museum will become a must-see for future visitors to Hong Kong.

  [Concurrent] Hong Kong SAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor

  The construction of the Hong Kong Palace Museum is inseparable from the unique advantages of Hong Kong under "one country, two systems". It can not only play the role of linking the essence of Eastern and Western cultures, but also work with cultural institutions in the Mainland to promote Chinese culture to go global. full support and love for Hong Kong compatriots.

  [Explanation] Li Qun, deputy minister of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and director of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage, said that the completion of the Hong Kong Palace Museum allows Hong Kong citizens to appreciate the magnificent Chinese cultural relics at zero distance, appreciate the profound heritage of Chinese excellent traditional culture, and feel The strong pulse of contemporary China's development enhances Hong Kong's cultural self-confidence for prosperity and prosperity.

  [Concurrent] Li Qun, Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism and Director of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage

  The construction of the Hong Kong Palace Museum is a creative combination between the excellent traditional Chinese culture represented by the Palace Museum and modern and international Hong Kong. Continue to inherit the innovative practice of Chinese civilization.

  [Commentary] Tang Yingnian, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, said that on the important day of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the completion of the Hong Kong Palace Museum is more meaningful, demonstrating the country's support for Hong Kong's cultural development and making Hong Kong more comprehensive. Integrate into the overall situation of national development.

  [Concurrent] Tang Yingnian, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

  I hope that the Hong Kong Palace Museum will grasp the characteristics and advantages of Hong Kong's fusion of Chinese and foreign cultures, increase the public, especially young people's understanding and interest in Hong Kong culture and Chinese culture, and enhance the historical and cultural awareness of Hong Kong people.

  [Explanation] On the same day, the Hong Kong Palace Museum held an opening media preview, and took the lead in opening the nine exhibition halls and the precious collections of the opening exhibition to the media, including precious cultural relics from the Palace Museum, exhibits lent by the Hong Kong Museum and other cultural institutions, as well as the precious collections of the Palace Museum. Culturally inspired multimedia exhibition.

It is reported that in the opening exhibition, more than 900 precious cultural relics from the Palace Museum will be unveiled one by one, including the famous baby pillow of Dingyao porcelain in the Northern Song Dynasty, "Lion Jade" by Lang Shining, and men's singles court robes with colorful clouds and gold dragon pattern in the Qing Dynasty, including 166 pieces. It belongs to the national treasure level, and most of them are exhibited in Hong Kong for the first time, and their quantity and preciousness are unprecedented in history.

It is reported that the Hong Kong Palace Museum will officially open to the public on July 2.

  Reporter Fan Siyi Liang Yuan Luo Siyu Hong Kong reports

Responsible editor: [Tian Boqun]

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